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Robert Folke Lundin received a Bachelor of Arts from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. Lundin then continued to the University of Illinois in Urbana, Illinois, United States researching ostracods for his Masters of Science which he received in 1961 with a thesis entitled “Morphology and Ontogeny of Phanassymetria Roth from the Haragan Formation (Devonian) of Oklahoma”. He then expanded that research while still at the University of Illinois to complete his Ph.D. in 1962 with a dissertation entitled “Ostracodes From the Henryhouse Formation (Silurian) of Oklahoma” which was later published (in 1965) as an Oklahoma Geological Survey Bulletin.
In 1962, Dr. Lundin became a professor of geology at Arizona State University, Arizona, United States. Lundin retired from Arizona State University in the mid-1990s.